Back to previous page
Print factsheet

Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Family-friendly Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area offers scenic valley views, birdwatching, walking and a playground, in Blue Mountain National Park, near Leura.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water

For some of the most incredible views in NSW, you can’t go past Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area in Blue Mountains National Park, near Leura. With sweeping views, excellent birdwatching, bush walking and a playground for the kids, there’s something for everyone, making it a popular spot for a family day-trip.

From the lookout, the waterfall plunges over a 200m drop. Gaze across to the impressive views of Mount Solitary and Kings Tableland. While taking in the magnificent panorama, look to the skies for peregrine falcons, circling high on valley thermals. Closer to ground, lyrebirds are often seen foraging in the forest litter.

Grab the camera for some family snaps to add to the photo album, before enjoying a relaxing picnic. If you’re keen to stretch your legs, there’s no shortage of walks including Lyrebird Dell - Pool of Siloam. Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Promotional:

Subscribe to Naturescapes

Subscribe to our Naturescapes e-newsletter which is packed with the latest information, experiences and events in NSW national parks. Your next park adventure starts here.

A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

Park info

See more visitor info
Gordon Falls Lookout and Picnic Area, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government